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Neighbourhood Alert: Lubowa



Located 10km away from Kampala and 8mins drive from Entebbe road is the quiet and rather elusive Lubowa neighbourhood. It's a quiet area littered with new apartments, estates and private residences. Its also home to two international schools; International School of Uganda and Galaxy and boasts of a growing number of expats.

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Pros:

  • Quiet neighbourhood

  • Clean

  • Closer to Entebbe Airport (Avoid those traffic jams)

  • Good Security

  • Close to International Schools

Cons:

  • "Far" from Downtown Kampala City (10km away)

  • Entebbe Road Traffic

  • Lack of restaurants/bars (could be a perk!..no late night noises)

  • Lack of a large selection of shopping centres


Notable Residences/Businesses


Springhill Apartments

65 condominiums located behind Quality Supermarket complex with magnificent views of Kampala City





Green Tops Apartments/Villas

Green Top Apartments and villas/mansions are located on the southern part of Lubowa with views of Lake Victoria.





Regina Estates

These are 4 bedroom bungalows and 2 storied houses located opposite Galaxy international school. Each house is individually gated/closed off with a personal compound for added privacy


Lindsay Cottages Hotel

Lindsay cottages hotel offers rooms, an outdoor pool, water sports facilities, a fitness centre, meeting and banquet facilities and a sun terrace.




Galaxy International School

Offering Cambridge international Curriculum from kindergarten to Year 13.


International School of Uganda (ISU)

The oldest international school in Kampala, ISU offers three International Baccalaureate programs for children 3 - 19 years old.


Quality Shopping Village Lubowa

Quality shopping village is the main shopping complex within the neighbourhood containing a supermarket, cafes, banks, bars and various shops.